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Sheriff Frederick Upset With  Budget Challenges, Staff Cuts

Sheriff Frederick Upset With Budget Challenges, Staff Cuts


Roosevelt County Sheriff Jason Frederick is concerned. Frederick says that due to budget cuts, the sheriff office will have two less deputies. “We will no longer be able to run 24-hour coverage,” Frederick said. He says the cuts will reduce the amount of sheriff office employees from 15 including Frederick to 13 employees. The office has also lost a jailer position. He explained that

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Wolf Point School Trustees  Disagree On Committee Selections

Wolf Point School Trustees Disagree On Committee Selections


In her superintendent’s report during the most recent Wolf Point School board meeting, Loverty Erickson said that the school district is off to a great start. She feels it’s a strong administration team and that new staff members are bringing new energy and ideas. Erickson is looking forward to the second annual virtual pow-wow along with the on-site pow-wow. She said the complaint filed

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Safety Arms, Lights Added  To Crossing Near Bainville

Safety Arms, Lights Added To Crossing Near Bainville


The railroad crossing project on County Road 1013 was completed with safety arms and lights last week. “It has been a long process on a very needed project,” Roosevelt County Commissioner Gordon Oelkers said. Three individuals have died in crashes at the crossing since August 2019. Sidney Mayor Rick Norby is thankful for the improvements at the crossing. His brother, Rocky, was killed

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FBI Arrests Martinez  On Drug Charges

FBI Arrests Martinez On Drug Charges


Marlina Nannett Martinez has been arrested by the FBI on Tuesday, Sept. 14, in Dallas, Texas. After making her initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Dallas on Friday, Sept. 17, she is expected to be transferred to Montana. A federal arrest warrant was issued for Martinez in the U.S. District Court, Great Falls, on April 8. She has been charged with conspiracy to distribute and to possess